By Light Professional IT Services

  • Information Technology Specialist

    Job Locations US-MD-Edgewood
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/14/2018 4:33 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Supports the Joint Project Manager Information Systems (JPM IS) Software Support Activity (SSA) at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), MD. This position is contingent upon successful award of contract and duration is one-year base and two one-year option periods. Normal duty hours are Monday through Friday 0900 to 1500 daily. Primary responsibilities include network architecture, software, and information assurance support of the systems within JPM IS.    


    By Light provides a broad range of hardware, software, engineering, and IT integration services. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we support defense, civilian, commercial, and health IT customers worldwide. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k), and profit sharing.


    • Provide network architecture, software, and information assurance support of the systems within JPM IS.
    • Provide technical expertise in the management of information-related risks in enterprise architectures, acquisition strategies, and testing and evaluation.
    • Assist with information assurance certification and accreditation.
    • Document the program's overall information technology requirements and approach, including determination of the appropriate certification and accreditation process.
    • Assist in applying appropriate safeguards to ensure that fielded information systems and networks are defended to maintain integrity, availability, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation.
    • Provide support for developmental testing, user demonstrations, user feedback events, operational assessments, and operational testing events. 
    • Have proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Manage the software interface between CBRN sensors and target platforms for integration of sensors and future common controllers.
    • Coordinate the CBRN sensor software interface transition with program shop platforms to a common interface across unmanned platforms.
    • Manage and facilitate the networking and data requirements from the unmanned platforms to inform CBRN sensor integration specifications.
    • Support the program in understanding mesh networking, algorithm, and overall software specifications for future swarming, manned/unmanned teaming, and automation efforts linked to future CBRN Sensor Integration onto Robotics Platforms (CSIRP) mission areas.

    Required Experience/Qualifications

    • Possess at least ten (10) years of experience with Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND) programs.
    • Possess direct experience working on JPEO-CBRND programs, including but not limited sensor programs and software Information Technology (IT) program.
    • Possess at least twenty (20) years of experience in industry / government to include but not limited to, manufacturing, federally regulated environment (e.g. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)/ Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), etc.), and validation or test.
    • Have experience working directly with Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) forces.

    Preferred Experience/Qualifications

    • Possess senior-level organizational, liaison, coordination, and facilitation skills.
    • Possess experience configuring networks for use with CBRN sensors and JPM IS systems.

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • Clearance: Secret
    • May be required to travel up to 20% Continental United States (CONUS) and less than 10% Outside Continental United States (OCONUS).

    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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